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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
REEEC Fall Open House
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Ethics vs. Aesthetics in Doestoevskii's legend of the Grand Inquisitor
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Russkii Stol - Russian Table (Every Wednesday)

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bosnian/ Croatian/ Serbian Conversation Table (Every other wednesday)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Russkii Stol - Russian Table (Every Wednesday)

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
12:00 pm Noontime Scholar - Curtis Richardson

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Russkii Stol - Russian Table (Every Wednesday)

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
12:00 pm Noontime Scholar - Polina Barskova

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bosnian/ Croatian/ Serbian Conversation Table (Every other wednesday)
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Russkii Stol - Russian Table (Every Wednesday)

For our full calendar of events see our REEEC Master Calendar

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

REEEC Center E-News
My Perestroika
REEECs film showing of My Perestroika on campus was followed by a Q&A session with Robin Hessmen the Director of the documentary.

WILL Focus 580 Interview with the Director of My Perestroika - Robin Hessman
Featuring guest host Associate Director Alisha Kirchoff from REEEC interviewing Director and Creator of My Perestroika - Robin Hessman.

2012 Joint Area Centers Symposium
Cities and Inequalities in a Transnational World conference seeks to better understand aspects of these unfolding processes of urbanization and transnationalism that might prove similar or different from the past and across regions.  Through this conference we seek a global perspective grounded in the experiences of various regions of the world, including Africa, South and South East Asia, Latin America, Middle East, European Union; Russia and Eastern Europe.

The Day of Knowledge
A brief synopsys of our first culturall event at the Urbana Free Library partnering with the Russian heritage school.

Faculty News
Mark Steinberg (History) recently had a book published this year entitled
Petersburg Fin de Siecle published by Yale University Press in New Haven.

Student Dispatchs

Crictical Language Scholarship to Vladimir, Russia
Nellis Manis, a current REEEC graduate student, recently made a trip to Vladimir, Russia on a Critical Languages Scholarship funded by the U.S. Department of State.  In her dispatch she relates her overseas experience in Russia, her thoughts, and memorable moments.

Opportunities

Ukraine in Global Context (Graduate Student Symposium)
The University of Toronto's Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the fifth bi-annual Graduate Student Symposium entitled Ukraine in Global Context to be held in Toronto on January 27-28, 2012.

Support from REEEC is available for Illinois students who are accepted to present at the Symposium. Please contact Associate Director Alisha Kirchoff (kirchoff@illinois.edu) for details.


Information on Funding, Career Opportunities, and Calls for papers

 
 

 
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